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I have one master table (teacher) structured like

teacherId   Name        Class
1       Praveen     10
2       John        9

and having a child table (student) structured like

studentId   teacherId   Name
1       1       David
2       1       Creg
3       2       Mike
4       2       Steve
5       2       Jim

How I can get a result set like

teacherId   teacher     studentId_1 student_1   studentId_2 student_2   studentId_3 student_3

1       Praveen     1       David       2       Creg        null        null
2       John        3       Mike        4       Steve       5       Jim

Thanks in advance..

Regards, Praveen

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This is not something along the lines of how SQL is to be used! What would happen, if a teacher had 65536 students for example? You should use a normal query, with a single join, then from your application, aggregate the students under the teachers. The query: SELECT t.teacherId, t.Name, s.studentId, s.Name FROM teacher t JOIN student s ON t.teacherId=student.teacherId –  ppeterka Oct 17 '12 at 7:56
    
Currently we are having 5 to 10 child. Our requirement is to show n number(let us say 3 for now) of row records need to come as columns –  Praveen Prasannan Aug 1 '13 at 16:48
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